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Tori’s experience in foster care as a former foster youth, foster care advocate, & foster mom fuels her life’s passion to raise up & nurture her own family, as well as advocate for the restoration of family. Her heart is burdened for the foster care community, foster youth, vulnerable youth, & suffering families.
She’s been married to her husband, Jacob, since 2018 and strive to love relentlessly & be radically inclusive to reflect their greatest passion, the Gospel.
In 2020, Tori & Jacob founded Bring Beloved, a nonprofit that seeks to bring every beloved home forever by empowering vulnerable youth. They are also the founders of the Fostering the Good Scholarship at Hillsdale College. Together, they raise a two-year old boy, a baby girl, and their young adult adopted son.